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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Cricket » Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:47 pm

Rick also did 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' with James Mason doing the narration.


Oh, gee - I'd forgotten who narrated that. Haven't heard it in years, but you mentioning it brought it back, I can "hear" it in my head now...

Been listening to The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, "May the Circle Be Unbroken", in the probably forlorn hope that some of the fiddle playing will rub off on me.

Not looking good so far. :cry:
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII » Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:27 pm

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"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Cricket » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:21 pm

If you're a fiddler, you need to post some pictures in the 'Toys' thread. Other musos want to see your instruments.


I might be a fiddler again, maybe...I wasn't very good to start with, was just learning, and then one day - whap! Tail gut broke, smacked me in the head, and I didn't get back to it (what with people dropping dead and all) for four or five years.

But if I can get a picture of the poor beat-up thing I'll post it.

I do want to know how an almost new block of rosin managed to disappear into thin air out of a closed case...
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Wawizzle » Sat Mar 07, 2009 12:18 pm

Set To Fail - Lamb of God
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby prabab » Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:52 pm

Have you ever heard of Michal Jelonek, violin virtuoso, member of metal band "Hunter"?

No?

Well, doesn't matter. Recently I fell in love with his solo album - it's an excellent mixture of classical strings, heavy guitar riffs and (even some) electronic stuff. Jelonek is not only a sensational composer, but also a great performer.

Check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4NyJIaXvw4&fmt=18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W0wNQCeowo&fmt=18
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby BumbleBee » Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:33 pm

The top 50 countdown on [V]2, I think it's Nickleback or something, it's a bit whiny and not very good.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:36 pm

Welcome back, Bumblebee! And I agree with Nickelback. Back when I listened to music it was good, but from what I;ve heard of it now it's a bit whiny.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:48 pm

prabab wrote:Have you ever heard of Michal Jelonek, violin virtuoso, member of metal band "Hunter"?

No?

Well, doesn't matter. Recently I fell in love with his solo album - it's an excellent mixture of classical strings, heavy guitar riffs and (even some) electronic stuff. Jelonek is not only a sensational composer, but also a great performer.

Check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4NyJIaXvw4&fmt=18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W0wNQCeowo&fmt=18

Holyshit, that's awesome. Thanks for posting it. I wonder how long before he hooks up with Apocalyptica for some earthquake serenades?

I was listening to some Joe Satriani stuff on YouTube until my turdball kompoodr decided I shouldn't listen to any more.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby fueledbycoffee » Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:45 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
prabab wrote:Have you ever heard of Michal Jelonek, violin virtuoso, member of metal band "Hunter"?

No?

Well, doesn't matter. Recently I fell in love with his solo album - it's an excellent mixture of classical strings, heavy guitar riffs and (even some) electronic stuff. Jelonek is not only a sensational composer, but also a great performer.

Check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4NyJIaXvw4&fmt=18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W0wNQCeowo&fmt=18

Holyshit, that's awesome. Thanks for posting it. I wonder how long before he hooks up with Apocalyptica for some earthquake serenades?

I was listening to some Joe Satriani stuff on YouTube until my turdball kompoodr decided I shouldn't listen to any more.


Holy fuck. I hate, like, 90% of the Metal I get recommended but goddamn, that threw me for a loop. Cheers.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:48 pm

Nerdcore Hiphop - MC Frontalot
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby black bart » Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:42 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
prabab wrote:Have you ever heard of Michal Jelonek, violin virtuoso, member of metal band "Hunter"?

No?

Well, doesn't matter. Recently I fell in love with his solo album - it's an excellent mixture of classical strings, heavy guitar riffs and (even some) electronic stuff. Jelonek is not only a sensational composer, but also a great performer.

Check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4NyJIaXvw4&fmt=18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W0wNQCeowo&fmt=18

Holyshit, that's awesome. Thanks for posting it. I wonder how long before he hooks up with Apocalyptica for some earthquake serenades?

I was listening to some Joe Satriani stuff on YouTube until my turdball kompoodr decided I shouldn't listen to any more.


I think you deserve a new computer matey...perhaps you'll get one for Xmas or your birthday.

This reminds me of times gone by when I was struggling with inferior equipment.

Anyone who loves music needs a good computer so they can get ITunes and stuff like that. Of course it's a well known fact that MP3's lose a lot of the quality you get with vinyl and even tapes (although I have always hated casettes). My ears aren't good enough to notice the loss of quality though so when I'm listening to eg 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway' on mp3 I get almost the same kick out of it that I got 30 years ago when I was trying to get the vinyl record to play on my goddam ma & pa's stupid gramophone with the frikkin metal needles!!!

I took one album back to the shop 5 times before the poor guy at the record shop asked me what I was playing it on.
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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:30 pm

black bart wrote:I think you deserve a new computer matey...perhaps you'll get one for Xmas or your birthday.

This is a new kopmudder. Three weeks old. Got it when I blew up my last one. Can't afford to buy my very own, gotta use what they give me. FML.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby PKMKII » Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:16 am

The Mesopotamians - They Might Be Giants
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby daftbeaker » Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:21 am

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Re: Watcha listenin' to?

Postby black bart » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:54 am

I once found myself sitting on the same bit of beach as Bruce Foxton.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.


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